Racking up the most consecutive winning seasons and setting more NFL records than any other team, The Dallas Cowboys are known as America's Team.
Playing in the Eastern Division, the Cowboys have the largest fan base of any team in any sport in the history of the U.S. The Cowboys have an unchallenged attendance streak, selling out 160 regular and post-season games, 79 straight sell-outs at Texas Stadium and 81 straight sell-outs on the road. They have a record of 8 SuperBowl appearances and 8 NFC championships.
The Cowboys are also the highest valued sports franchise in the history of the U.S., valued at $3.2 billion.
They are headquartered in Valley Ranch in Irving, Texas, a suburb of Dallas. Their new stadium, AT&T Stadium, previously named Cowboys Stadium, is a $1.3 billion engineering marvel and includes a retractable domed roof with expandable seating for up to 100,000 spectators located in Arlington.
The stadium's gigantic high-definition television screen is the largest of its kind in the world, measuring 2,100 inches diagonally.
Get yourself to a Dallas Mavericks basketball game and check out the hoopla at the American Airlines Center. This sports team, owned by techno titan Mark Cuban, has won three division titles (1987, 2007, 2010), one conference championship (2006), and one NBA Championship (2011).
The Dallas Mavericks are a premier, professional basketball team and members of the Southwest Division of the Western Conference of the NBA.
The team has enjoyed its share of successes, beginning with three division titles and one conference championship in 2006. After being purchased by internet millionaire Mark Cuban, the Dallas Mavericks returned to glory in 2001 and have racked up winning seasons in the years following.
One of their biggest rivals are fellow-Texans, the San Antonio Spurs.
Face off for fun at a Dallas Stars professional hockey game. The NHL team plays at the American Airlines Center and has won the Stanley Cup and seven division titles.
The Dallas Stars are a Stanley Cup championship professional ice hockey team founded in 1967. The team plays at the American Airlines Center and are members of the Pacific Division of the Western Conference in the NHL.
The Stars won the Stanley Cup in 1999, along with seven division titles and two Western Conference championships.
The team played in the Reunion Arena until 2001, when they moved to the 18,500-seat American Airlines Center.
Get ready for some fast-paced fun and sports action at an FC Dallas soccer game. The professional team plays at the Toyoya Stadium. The combination of a world-class stadium and a sports park make Toyota Stadium one of the best and most unique soccer facilities in the world. Included in the facility is the 20,500 state-of-the-art pro soccer stadium and 17 tournament-sized fields.
Hike or bike on one of the best recreation trails in the area in Boulder Park. Mountain bikers swear by the long uphill stretches and birders rave about the beauty and diversity of species that can be found there.
Get back to nature at the gorgeous 1,826 acre urban nature preserve known as Cedar Hill State Park. You can enjoy plenty of recreational activities here like mountain biking, bird watching, hiking, jogging, boating, fishing and swimming.
Glide with the 1st class, original and most respected Segway touring company in North Texas. Dallas Segway Tours provides up front pricing with NO hidden last minute fees. Tour Guides are Certified Dallas Tourism Ambassadors and each are seasoned Segway professionals with many years of experience leading Segway tours.
Explore the scenic Turtle Creek Leisure Trail. Not prone to overcrowding, the recreation trail is a favorite among joggers and hikers. Reverchon Park serves as the trailhead and is essentially known as the "Central Park" of Dallas.
Get out and play on the water, thanks to the watercraft rentals at Just For Fun. Whether you're looking for a 100-passenger party boat with a water slide, a jet ski, a ski boat or pontoon, the folks at Just For Fun will hook you up with everything in the realm of water recreation.
Don't just view the fighter aircraft at Cavanaugh Flight Museum, go for a ride! That's right, you can step up to be a passenger on any of the daily flight outings. Unusual helicopters and other machines of flight are on display and available for rides, too.
Play the ponies at Lone Star Park, where the racing season is year round. You'll have the change to wager on live races many weekends, and there's plenty of simulcast action to keep things interesting in the off-season.
Get behind the wheel and experience the thrill of high-speed racing at Malibu Speed Zone. Drive a double kart through hairpin turns, rev up a 300-horsepower dragster, or check out the single-kart turbo track. A roller coaster, mini golf, bowling, and arcade round out the fun.
One of the oldest and still the biggest amusement park in the state, Six Flags Over Texas delivers just your dose of adrenaline. If you're a roller-coaster junkie, you'll find plenty to ride all day. Or if family-friendly attractions are your style, check out the Looney Tunes USA section.
Get your motor runnin' at Texas Motor Speedway, where there's always smoke on the track. NASCAR, IndyCar, truck and dirt track races provide plenty of variety throughout the racing season.
What goes up, must come down. And when you go up at Zero Gravity, expect to come down out of the sky at top speeds! Try all five rides, because with names like The Texas Blastoff, Nothin' But Net and The Skyscraper, you know you're in for one wild ride at this attraction.
Get ready to experience high-flying thrills at Zero Gravity in Dallas. This collection of gravity-defying rides has got your name on it. So strap yourself in, keep your eyes open and brace yourself for a free-falling afternoon of excitement.
As one of the top attractions in Dallas, Zero Gravity offers five adrenaline-pumping rides. Choose just one (bet you can't!) or go for the whole enchilada for a specially reduced price.
Zero Gravity opened in 1992 with just one ride − the seven-story Bungee Tower − and hasn't slowed down since.
Other death-defying thrill rides at Zero Gravity include:
Strap on your skates and glide across the ice at one of the Dr Pepper StarCenters. Show off your skills during the public skating sessions, take a figure skating lesson or join the hockey league for some sports action.
Euless Address: 1400 S Pipeline, Euless, TX 76040 - MAP
Phone: (817) 267-4233
Frisco Address: 2601 Avenue of the Stars, Frisco, TX 75034 - MAP
Phone: (214) 387-5600
McKinney Address: 6993 Stars Ave, McKinney, TX 75070 - MAP
Phone: (469) 675-8325
Plano Address: 4020 W Plano Pkwy, Plano, TX 75093 - MAP
Phone: (972) 758-7528
Richardson Address: 522 Centennial Blvd, Richardson, TX 75081 - MAP
Phone: (972) 680-7825
Valley Ranch Address: 211 Cowboys Pkwy, Irving, TX 75063 - MAP
Phone: (972) 444-0540
Shop the outdoor enthusiasts' paradise, Bass Pro Shops. The store resembles a hunting lodge on steroids, with indoor waterfalls and ponds to try out the latest fishing gear. Kids fishing events, hunting and fly-fishing workshops turn the store into much more than a shopping experience.